(“DINI”) REGINA MARIE (nee HEYMING)
AUGUST 4, 1929 – MAY 3, 2013
Everdina “Dini” Braam passed away suddenly
in her own home at the Wedgewood in Kelowna, British Columbia on Friday, May 3, 2013 at the age
of 83 years. She was
born on August 4, 1929 in
Silvolde, the Netherlands Holland. Immigrating to Canada in 1954, she
initially settled in Ottawa
and then moved to
Kelowna in 1958, where
she married Wilhelmus (“Bill”) Braam. Survived by her
three sons and their families: Mark & Maureen, Nicole
and Michael of Vancouver; Ron & Ela and Logan of
Burnaby; Francis & Marlene, Spencer, Ethan and Ryan
of Kelowna. Also lovingly remembered by her surviving brothers and sisters and their families, Theo Heyming
(Nellie) of Toronto, Karen Dewit (Joe) of Carstairs, Alberta, Peter Heyming (Ann) of Kelowna, Leny Gaffney (Jim) of
Ireland, and sister-in-law, Connie Heyming of California.
Sadly predeceased by her parents, grandson Christopher, brother Henry (“Hank”) Heyming and sister Bets Nuyens.
What was most important to Dini and gave her the
most pleasure were her children and their spouses,
grandchildren and siblings. She worked hard to provide
the best she could for them and gave them much love.
On several occasions over more than 30 years,
she was the catalyst for large family gatherings
which are fondly remembered.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
BC Children’s Hospital, 938 West 28th Avenue,
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H4.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Springfield Funeral Home,
2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.
A reception will follow at the
Springfield Funeral Home Family Centre.
You were treasured and will always be in our hearts.
Condolences may be sent to the family
by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com